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Arts and Humanities
Parts Of Speech
Terms in this set (16)
A person, place, thing, or idea
Takes the place of a noun or another pronoun
expresses an action
a word that modifies a noun or pronoun
modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
A word that relates one word to another. (The position)
joins words or groups of words
Expresses strong emotions. Followed by an exclamation point or a comma depending on the strength of emotion. Examples: Wow!, Yuck!, Yes, Holy cow!
a word or group of words that functions in a sentence as subject, object, or prepositional object.
the part of a sentence containing the verb and any direct or indirect object, but not the subject.
modifies a noun or pronoun
modifies a verb, an adjective, or an adverb
begins with a past or present participle and functions as an adjective. Modifies a noun, adjective, or pronoun
Phrases that begin with an infinitive. (to + simple form of the verb)
Begins with noun form of verb ending in -ing, plus any modifiers or complements
A group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun.
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